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‘Legendary’ Might Be a Stretch for Steelers Defense in 2012

This week in a very nicely written column by Alan Robinson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh Steelers’ safety Ryan Clark said the defense was “striving to be legendary.” I think I speak for all of the Steelers Nation when I say “legendary would be great.” Unfortunately, I don’t think this a defense that is in …

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Steelers Gameday: Weather, Listen Live, Injuries & More

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Andrew Luck and the Colts invade Pittsburgh in what should be a good contest for both teams to see how they’ve progressed from week 1 to week 2 in the preseason. For the Steelers, they are looking to get much more consistent and finish drives on offense. On defense, young talent with get significant experience …

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Tempered optimism as Casey Hampton and Rashard Mendenhall come off PUP list; still no Jason Worilds

The last day of training camp 2012 for the Steelers was more than just the final day of workouts sequestered at St. Vincent College, as both Casey Hampton and Rashard Mendenhall came off the PUP list. The tweets immediately started flying when the news was released by the teams website this afternoon and with it …

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Steve McLendon and Alameda Ta’amu have big opportunity at nose tackle

No Casey Hampton, no problem for the Steelers. At least for now that’s been the case so far in training camp and after one preseason game. While the Steelers would love to have the Big Snack healthy and at his normal post anchoring the defensive line, he’s still on the PUP recovering from his ACL …

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2012 Steelers training camp recap & photos, August 1, special teams gets significant work

Receivers huddling up during workouts

Steelers training camp 2012 continues from St. Vincent College today as storms were again the forecast. Mother nature is having her way with the team as they dance around the rain drops nearly every day, but fortunately even with rain forecasted the team was able to get in their practice under sunny skies. This week …

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp roster throwdowns: defensive line

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  While many of us out there in the Steeler Nation use the term, ‘Steel Curtain’ to describe our defense, in my opinion there will always be just the one of the 1970′s. Mean Joe Greene, LC Greenwood, Ernie Holmes and Dwight White will forever be linked to that name and rightfully so. Part of …

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On the Steelers; A preview of the defensive position breakdowns

Yesterday I brought you a preview of the offensive position battles we at SA expect to see as training camp unfolds in less than a month. Today, I’m shifting to the defense where key battles at corner, nose tackle and inside linebacker are sure to be among the most hostile. Nose Tackle Often the red-headed …

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Casey Hampton believes he’ll be ready to start the season, and play a few more years

Casey Hampton has been running, although not practicing, at the Steelers mandatory mini camp this week.  When you think about a torn ACL that happens late in the previous year, the first thing that comes to mind is that you won’t see that player again until mid season next year. After all, starting the season …

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Steelers mini camp updates: June 13th, Rooney speaks about Mike Wallace

Day 2 of the Steelers 3 day mini camp offered up both a morning and afternoon practice. The final day tomorrow will just be a light workout or “hat practice” as some players call it. They will break after that and not meet again as a team until they report to Latrobe on July 25th …

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On the Steelers; D-line depth could be impressively solid in 2012

Anytime you enter a season whether it be a high school football season, a professional football season or highly anticipated chess match, there are always ‘ifs.’ The defensive line  of the Pittsburgh Steelers entering 2012 is the perfect example of one of these ‘ifs’ I’m talking about. They could prove to be dominant or could …

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